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Upcoming Event: Kyle Ikeda discusses Okinawan literature & Shun Medoruma's 'In The Woods of Memory'

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Bay Area people! Japanese literature scholar Kyle Ikeda will be speaking about Okinawan literature and Shun Medoruma's In the Woods of Memory at the J-Sei community center in Emeryville, CA on October 14th. 

The lecture/program will start at 2pm and will be followed by a reception and book signing. Here are the details:

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